Customized Chai at Chaayos
The pulse of Delhi has often been brewed in chai, a spiced tea. Generally there are four core ingredients: black tea, milk, spices, and sweetener. (The spices vary depending on the region, though the most common are cardamom, ginger, cloves, and cinnamon.) At Chaayos, there are over 12,000 ways to experiment with the classic chai recipe. Yes, 12,000. That is a different chai every day for 32.8 years. The space was established in the hopes of reconnecting locals to their favorite beverage in a social setting. Call it a contemporary tea room serving Desi Chai, as well as classic and specialty teas. There are a few locations in Gurgaon, Delhi, and Noida.
By Allison Sodha, AFAR Local Expert
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